Vittoriano Vigano

Vittoriano Viganò, the son of the painter, Vico Viganò, was immersed from a young age in a creative environment, initiating his passion for design. This led him to enroll at the Politecnico di Milano, where he graduated with a degree in Architecture in 1944. After a short apprenticeship at BBPR studio and after he obtained a master degree in engineering in reinforced concrete with Arturo Danusso, he assisted Gio Ponti in the Department of Interior Architecture. He then became a professor of architecture and interior design. According to Vittoriano Viganò, architecture is a means for serving human life «from the spoon to the city». Therefore, the interior architecture is not a trivial practice of decorating, but a discipline that shares the objectives and the methodology of architecture and urbanism. In the post-war context, Vittoriano Viganò worked to reconstruct the Italian identity for the new emergant democratic state. He believed that architecture can actively influence construction of a new civil society. Between 1947 and 1960 he was an artistic and technical adviser of Arteluce, who produced some of his lighting designs...

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Vittoriano Vigano 96 | Lumières à l'italienne